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Gallaudet University is committed to advancing and sharing research at a local, national, and international level. Through a partnership of the Center for the Advancement of Interpretation and Translation Research (CAITR) and the Department of Interpretation and Translation (DoIT), Gallaudet offers a Colloquium Lecture Series that is comprised of evidence-based talks about signed language interpreting and translation given by leading scholars in the field.
This series aims to promote scholarship in Interpreting and Translation Studies through academic discourse about research studies. Past lectures and their video links are given below.
David Qunito-Pozos Simultaneous interpretation and grammatical diversity: The case of pronouns March 6, 2020 View videoTranscript (forthcoming)
Gina Oliva, PhD What the world needs now: Educational interpreters and the social deprivation of deaf children November 22, 2019 View videoClick here to view transcript
Lily Wang, PhD What goes around comes around: How interpreting practice informs research and vice versa October 4, 2019 View videoClick here to view transcript
Paul Harrelson Deaf employees' perspectives on effective interpreting in the workplace April 12, 2019 View videoClick here to view transcript
Robyn Dean, PhD "Paying undue allegiance to sociology": Deconstructing descriptive devices for ethical guidance February 8, 2018 View videoClick here to view transcript
Miako Villanueva, PhD Community based participatory research in Interpreting Studies December 7, 2018 View video Click here to view transcript
Joseph Hill, PhD The phrasal rhythm in ASL varieties: What interpreters need to know October 12, 2018 View video Click here to view transcript
Patrick Boudreault, PhD Development, translation, and dissemination of bilingual and bimodal genetic counseling materials September 8, 2017 View video Click here to view transcript
Ruth Anna Spooner, PhD Literary translations in signed languages-A task far more than translating stories, plays, and poems November 10, 2017 View videoClick here to view transcript
Debra Russell, PhD Research in interpreting in legal settings: Beyond a reasonable doubt? February 9, 2018 View videoClick here to view transcript
Pamela F. Collins Getting scheduled: An exploration of the process April 13, 2018 View video Click here to view transcript
Lindsey Synder, PhD Speak Hands For Me: Shakespeare, American Sign Language and Rhetorical Gesture September 9, 2016 View video
Flavia Fleischer, PhD Incorporating community cultural wealth into the interpreting profession November 11, 2016 View video
Emily Shaw, PhD Gesture in multiparty interactions February 10, 2017 View video
Folami Ford Creating a space of our own: A phenomenological study of the lived reality of African American ASL-English interpreters April 14, 2017 View video
Jules Dickinson, PhD The Workplace Interpreter's Role: "It's Not All About the Work!" Oct 9, 2015 View video
Giulia Petitta, PhD, Mark Halley, MA, and Brenda Nicodemus, PhD This is the Sign For..." Interpreting Metalinguistic References in Discourse December 7, 2015 View video
Jack Hoza, PhD Interpreting in the Zone: New Research on How Interpreters Achieve Their Best Work February 20, 2016 View video
Laurie Swabey, PhD First, Do No Harm: The Case for Specialization in Healthcare Interpreting April 19, 2016 View video
Kim B. Kurz, PhD Deaf Children's Comprehension of Direct and Interpreted Education October 10, 2014 View video
Keith M. Cagle, PhD Are Some ASL Lexical Signs a Thousand Years Old? February 6, 2015 View video
Melissa Smith, PhD Possibilities and Pitfalls of Educational Interpreting February 20, 2015 View video
Danielle I. J. Hunt Professional Identity Development of ASL-English Interpreters April 17, 2015 View video
Jeremy L. Brunson, PhD Following the Paper Trail: Putting Institutional Ethnography into Practice August 29, 2013 View video
Lori A. Whynot, PhD Assessing Communicative Effectiveness and the Conventions of International Sign September 24, 2013 View video
Christine Monikowski, PhD The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning November 6, 2013 View video
Sherry Shaw, PhD Trust and Responsibility in the Deaf Community: The Role of Community Engagement for Interpreters and Students February 11, 2014 View video
Annie Marks and Erica Alley Video Relay Service Interpreting: Findings from Two Studies March 4, 2014 View video
Christopher Stone, PhD Cognition and L2 British Sign Language Acquisition April 15, 2014 View video
Brenda Nicodemus, PhD Spoken and Signed Language Prosody February 13, 2012 View video Part 1 View video Part 2
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